What should I pay attention when making online application for HOS 2023 / WSM 2023?Hong Kong Housing Authority & Housing Department
Applicants must submit the online applications of the HOS 2023 or WSM 2023 and complete the payment of application fee before the closing time of the application (i.e. 7 pm on 14 Aug 2023) on the website of HOS 2023 or WSM 2023. The closing time is in accordance with the Application System.
To ensure timely completion of the online application, you are advised to submit the online application as early as possible.
You have a maximum of 45 minutes to complete the online application and you can save the data during the process.
Please prepare the following documents/ information before you start the online application:
(i) identity documents of the applicant and family member(s) to be listed in the application form;
(ii) total household monthly income and total net asset value of household, please refer to the corresponding guide of applications for the calculation methods; and
(iii) a valid credit card (VISA, Mastercard, JCB or UnionPay) of the applicant or another person or via Faster Payment System (FPS),
other payment methods will not be accepted.
- You only have to complete the online application form and the payment of the application fee.
- Housing Authority will, according to the random order generated from ballot results by computer, invite the prioritised applicants and family member(s) to submit an “Income and Asset Declaration Form” and other supporting documents (e.g. relationship, income and asset proof).
[Green Form (GF) applicants who are living in the HA’s public rental housing estates or the Housing Society’s rental estates]
Staff in your estate office/district tenancy management office/rental estate office will contact you to verify your household information upon receipt of your online application.
GF applicants and all family members aged 18 or above are required to sign a copy of the application form (except digital signing) prepared by the relevant office and return it to the office.
The application number will be emailed to them after the signed application form is received by the HA.
[GF applicants and all family members aged over 18]
can use iAM Smart+ for authentication to sign the application.
can also choose physical signing. The staff of their estate office/district tenancy management office/rental estate office will contact them to sign a copy of the application form (except digital signing) prepared by the office upon receipt of their online application.
[White form / WSM applicants]
are not required to provide any digital signature.